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Beginnings: Scotland meets Maasailand

I sometimes wonder why I settled in Kenya. I have always loved travelling, and spent time living in France, Italy, Spain, and Angola, but when I got to Kenya, supposedly for 3 months of aid work, I just never left. 300 more words


Make Flower Hair Band with Seed Beads

Every girl loves to wear flower hair band. But hair bands displayed in boutiques are usually quite expensive and they are nearly the same in styles. 62 more words

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Killer Whale in the design of Chief Tony Hunt, Kwakwaka’wakw, beaded by Misty Ellingburg, Shoalwater.

Remembering San Miguel de Allende

I made this piece when I was researching South American bead work, but it reminds me of when we were in San Miquel de Allende earlier this year. 219 more words


A flowery necklace in blue and white

Another possible bridal piece I suppose, but that wasn’t the original intention as I was just playing with these lovely pastel superduos when I came up with the idea!


It's here!!!

No, not the long-awaited CGB Volume II (that’s still in the works), but the next best thing…the “Contemporary Geometric Beadwork” poster, which shows so many fabulous pieces! 157 more words


Star Light, Star Bright, First Star I See to Night

Star light, star bright,

The first star I see tonight;

I wish I may, I wish I might,

Have the wish I wish tonight

I remember sitting with my mother outside at night and she would recite this nursery rhyme to me.It is a good memory. 16 more words